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" RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. "
The Youth's Assistant in Theoretic and Practical Arithmetic: Designed for ... - Page 31
by Zadock Thompson - 1838 - 164 pages
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The Common School Manual: A Regular and Connected Course of Elementary ...

Montgomery Robert Bartlett - Education - 1827 - 274 pages
...or short, of whole numbers. 2. Point off to the right of the quotient, as many places fpidecimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. 3. If the places in the quotient fall short, supply the deficiency by prefixing cyphers. 4. When a...
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The Federal Calculator: Or, A Concise System of Practical Arithmetic

William Slocomb - 1828 - 160 pages
...as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient, point off so many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. o 2. If there be not so many places of decimals in the quotient as the rule requires, supply the deficit...
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The Improved Arithmetic: Newly Arranged and Clearly Illustrated, Both ...

Daniel Parker - Arithmetic - 1828 - 358 pages
...as in whole numbers, and from the right-band of the quotient point off so many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. 2. If the places in the quotient be not so many as the rule requires, supply the defect by prefixing...
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The Complete Mathematical and General Navigation Tables: Including ..., Volume 1

Thomas Kerigan - Nautical astronomy - 1828 - 776 pages
....0625 Multiply By . Product = . .75 .75 375 525 ^5625 DIVISION OF DECIMALS. DECIMAL FRACTIONS. tient as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor I—- But if there be not as many figures in the quotient as there are in that excess, the deficiency...
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Connolly's Arithmetic: Or, The Ohio Accomptant: Being a Plain Practical ...

James L. Connolly (mathematician.) - Arithmetic - 1829 - 266 pages
...those in the dividend ; and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals, as the. decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If the places in the quotient be not so many as the rule requires, prefix as many ciphers to the left...
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The Practical Arithmetic: In which the Principles of Operating by Numbers ...

Arithmetic - 1829 - 196 pages
...this RULE.* Divide as in whole numbers, and point off from the quotient as many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor ; but if there are not so many places, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. NOTE. The quotient...
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A Short System of Practical Arithmetic: Compiled from the Best Authorities ...

William Kinne - 1829 - 246 pages
...rules for pointing off in the quotient. 1. Point off for decimals in the quotient so many figures, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. 2. 1f the figures in the quotient are not so many as the rule requires, supply the defect by prefixing...
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Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enl. ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1829 - 252 pages
...as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of th' quotient, point off so many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. 2. If the places in the quotient be not so many as the rule requires, Supply the defect by prefixing...
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The Pupil's Arithmetic, Whereby the Practical Use of Figures is Demonstrated ...

Seth Davis - Arithmetic - 1830 - 206 pages
...2. Multiply 17,6 by ,75. Product 13,2. DIVISION OF DECIMALS. Rule. 1. POINT off as many figures on the right hand of the 'quotient, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those of the divisor. 2. If the places of the quotient be not so many as the rule requires, supply the defect...
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The Youth's Assistant in Theorhetic [sic] and Practical Arithmetic: Designed ...

Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1832 - 182 pages
...than the dividend. RULE. 128. Write down the divisor and dividend, and divide ae in whole numhers. Point off as many places for decimals from the right...1.— If there are not so many figures in the quotient at the numher of decimal places required, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. 2- — Should...
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